Introducing... the UBA

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Presentation on organisation, courses and workshops of the Library of the University of Amsterdam - meeting between subject librarians of the University of Oslo and the University of Amsterdam, October 9th, 2013.

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Introducing... the UBA

  1. 1. UBO meets UBA / October 9th, 2013 Library Introducing… the UBA
  2. 2. UBO meets UBA / October 9th, 2013
  3. 3. UBO meets UBA / October 9th, 2013 University of Amsterdam  Established as Athenaeum Illustre in 1632  Largest university in the Netherlands  7 faculties, c. 30,000 students and 5,000 staff  Working towards 4 campuses  http://www.uva.nl/en/
  4. 4. UBO meets UBA / October 9th, 2013
  5. 5. UBO meets UBA / October 9th, 2013 Library  Established as City Library in 1578  Library for the City’s University from 1632 onwards  10+ library locations now, 4 in 2018  Approx. 180 FTE (± 23 FTE subject librarians)  http://www.uva.uba.nl/en/
  6. 6. UBO meets UBA / October 9th, 2013 Senior Management Team UvA Heritage Special Collections Collections Project Support Heritage Services Operational Management Public Services Conservation Allard Pierson Museum Collections Exhibitions University Library Library Learning Centres City Centre Roeterseiland Science Park Information Services Executve Management Support Central Library Services Acquisitions and Metadata Services Metadata Expertise Centre Acquisitions Metadata Services Digital Services Projects, Innovation & Digital Production Centre Library and Information Systems Depots and Document Delivery AUAS Library Library Learning Centres Information Services Executve Management Support Corporate Services
  7. 7. General library workshops  Library Skills: information literacy  RefWorks: reference management software  Webtoolworkshops: RSS & Google Alerts, Dropbox, Google Drive & Docs, Evernote, Twitter, LinkedIn, iPad UBO meets UBA / October 9th, 2013
  8. 8. Discipline-specific library education  subject librarian i.c.w. faculty staff  information literacy, library instruction, library tour  geared toward a particular field of study  embedded in regular study programme  timing UBO meets UBA / October 9th, 2013
  9. 9. Research Data Management (planned)  writing a Data Management Plan (DMP)  organising data (file management, metadata)  keeping data (secure storage, back-ups)  sharing & citing data In short: data literacy UBO meets UBA / October 9th, 2013
  10. 10. Thank you! Email selm@uva.nl Twitter @mvanselm LinkedIn http://nl.linkedin.com/in/mvanselm/ UBO meets UBA / October 9th, 2013

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